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Lessons from the White Working Class Community in Stockholm

August 28, 2014 | by Antonia Zafeiri
Greek police and protestors

What Does Independent Journalism Look Like in the Digital Age?

September 2, 2014 | by Marius Dragomir, Mark Thompson

Open Society Voices

Grantee Spotlight

How to Make Voting Meaningful for British Youth

January 23, 2014 | by Michael Sani
Just a quarter of 18- to 24-year-olds took part in the last UK general election. But that doesn't mean they don't care passionately about political issues.

A Deafening Silence Over Forced Sterilization in Uzbekistan

January 22, 2014 | by Judith Mazdra
Every year, tens of thousands of women throughout Uzbekistan are sterilized without their informed consent—and often even without their knowledge. Why isn't the international community condemning it?

America’s Secret Surveillance Court: What the Public Needs to Know

January 17, 2014 | by Aryeh Neier
Reforms are urgently needed to the secret court that rules on the electronic surveillance practices of the NSA and other U.S. intelligence agencies. Here's why.

Making Freedom of Information a Reality in Georgia

January 17, 2014 | by Vakhtang Natsvlishvili
The government of Georgia must now proactively disclose public information in a way that is accessible to anyone, thanks to the efforts of civil society organizations in that country.

For Profound Change in America, Think Local

January 16, 2014 | by Kenneth H. Zimmerman
By investing in partnerships among nonprofits, government, business, and communities, we aim to expand the potential to respond to the profound demographic, economic, and technological changes taking place in the U.S.

The New Civil Rights Frontier: School Discipline

January 13, 2014 | by Jane Sundius, Allison Brown
A new document from the Obama Administration aims to address the shocking racial disparities in who gets disciplined at school and how.

The Joint Africa-EU Strategy Must Support Civil Society

January 13, 2014 | by Marta Martinelli
If the Joint Africa-EU Strategy loses sight of its people-centered focus, it will become an irrelevant project for the populations of both continents. Civil society should be an integral part of ensuring this does not happen.

Drug Courts and Drug Treatment: Dismissing Science and Patients’ Rights

January 10, 2014 | by Holly Catania, Joanne Csete
Judges in New York are ordering patients to stop physician-prescribed drug treatment as a condition of participation in drug court, according to a new study.
Grantee Spotlight

The Tool for Success Every Student Should Have

January 7, 2014 | by Lauren Frohne
Jake Hayman wants to improve your social networks—and he doesn’t mean Facebook and Twitter. He believes every student deserves successful mentors—not just a privileged few.

Justice for Eight in Crack-Cocaine Sentencing. Thousands to Go.

January 7, 2014 | by Nkechi Taifa
Clemency not only provides a measure of justice for people who have been unnecessarily incarcerated, it curbs huge costs to taxpayers.